Amy Moritz with the Buffalo News is reporting that the Big Ten Conference is pushing for a change to the age limit for freshman hockey players. This would bring the age down to 20. Under the proposal submitted to the NCAA, a player can still be a 21-year-old freshman but he surrenders a year of eligibility, giving him just three years to play college hockey.
Of course, this is being met with anger from NCAA hockey coaches and fans (like me). Check out Amy's report here: